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Connect Grow Serve Go - Discovery/Balanced/Integrated

Sunday School is the intentional, foundational, open-group discipleship strategy for your church, Sunday School is designed to help adults encounter God through His Word; minister to members and prospects; and invite persons to come to Christ, to be part of the church and to join God at work.

YOU: Connect, Grow, Serve, Go - Quarterly
LifeWay's newest adult Sunday School curriculum is a flexible quarterly resource - with a magazine look and feel - offering biblically based, culturally relevant lessons to help your members connect, grow, serve, and ultimately be engaged in impacting the world for God.

Distinctives
  • Resources to improve teaching
  • Ideas to strengthen your Christian-education ministry
  • Short, concise, and easy-to-use teaching plans without eliminating biblical depth
  • Teaching plans that encourage discussions, not lectures
  • Flexible teaching options designed with all learning styles in mind
  • Articles that address real issues of real people


Explore the Bible - All of the Bible for All of Life - Quarterly
Explore the Bible is a structured, in-depth study of all 66 books of the Bible. The study has been around for almost three decades (originally called the Bible Book Series) yet it continues to be one of the most popular Sunday School series. In fact, this study is full of paradoxes: it digs deeply into the Bible's history yet offers life application for today. It's comprehensive and systematic yet offers flexible teaching-plan options. It's three other languages and for the Deaf, Explore the Bible has impacted millions of lives around the world. Yet fresh discoveries are still awaiting all those who are ready to explore some more.

Distinctives
  • Eight year scope and sequence


MasterWork - Quarterly
Designed for adults who prefer deeper spiritual insight and daily personal study. Join such revered authors as John MacArthur, Charles Stanley, Beth Moore, and others as they guide adults through Bible-based, life-applicable lessons from God's Word. These interactive studies are based on content from a variety of renowned authors' works and offer pertinent, practical messages that adults will find uplifting and enriching.

Distinctives
  • Short daily studies that help both leader and learner prepare for each week's sessions
  • Interactive learning activities that help draw points of application to reader's lives
  • A two-page teaching plan that follows each week's lesion
  • Articles found on Biblical Illustrator Plus offer additional related information


LifeWalk- Quarterly
What could happen in your church if every adult read the entire Bible in the next 12 months? The living, breathing Word of God literally transforms people when it takes hold of their hearts and minds. The results of an entire church that has collectively read and understood the Scriptures would be staggering, wouldn't it? Most people really want to read through the Bible. But most find it difficult to stay on course unless they have a guide. LifeWalk is that guide. LifeWalk provides a systematic plan for your church to read the entire Bible together in a year. The monthly guide helps members understand what they're reading and how the Bible books intertwine and historically fit to effectively communicate God's divine purpose and plan. Your congregation can discover the who, what, when, where and why of each book of the Bible in just 12 months....with LifeWalk.

Distinctives
  • Book introductions - includes foundational study with book divisions, timelines, locations and topics discussed
  • Overview - sets the scene for that day's study
  • Your Daily Walk - applies the day's reading in practical, thoughtful ways for personal relevance and life change
  • Insight - features nuggets contained in the day's reading to broaden members' scriptural understanding


Life Truths - Quarterly
Bible Studies for Life curriculum is designed to help adults know, be and do all God desires for them. Life-stage focused leader and learner resources are based on a comprehensive scope addressing crucial areas of adult spiritual development: 1) Bible knowledge and understanding, including areas such as Bible books, doctrines, people, and classic passages; 2) Godly values such as integrity, leadership, and community; and 3) living with purpose, including life needs and skills such as decision making, relationships, and spiritual disciplines.

Distinctives
  • Based on three year scope and sequence
  • Geared towards parents


Life Values - Quarterly
Bible Studies for Life curriculum is designed to help adults know, be and do all God desires for them. Life-stage focused leader and learner resources are based on a comprehensive scope addressing crucial areas of adult spiritual development: 1) Bible knowledge and understanding, including areas such as Bible books, doctrines, people, and classic passages; 2) godly values such as integrity, leadership, and community; and 3) living with purpose, including life needs and skills such as decision making, relationships, and spiritual disciplines.

Distinctives
  • Based on three year scope and sequence
  • Geared toward empty-nest adults


Life Ventures - Quarterly
Bible Studies for Life curriculum is designed to help adults know, be and do all God desires for them. Life-stage focused leader and learner resources are based on a comprehensive scope addressing crucial areas of adult spiritual development: 1) Bible knowledge and understanding, including areas such as Bible books, doctrines, people, and classic passages; 2) godly values such as integrity, leadership, and community; and 3) living with purpose, including life needs and skills such as decision making, relationships, and spiritual disciplines.

Distinctives
  • Based on three year scope and sequence
  • Geared toward retired adults


Life Lessons – Quarterly
Bible Studies for Life curriculum is designed to help adults know, be and do all God desires for them. Life-stage focused leader and learner resources are based on a comprehensive scope addressing crucial areas of adult spiritual development: 1) Bible knowledge and understanding, including areas such as Bible books, doctrines, people, and classic passages; 2) godly values such as integrity, leadership, and community; and 3) living with purpose, including life needs and skills such as decision making, relationships, and spiritual disciplines.

Distinctives
  • Based on three year scope and sequence
  • Geared toward adults of all ages and all life stages


Life Words KJV - Quarterly
Bible Studies for Life curriculum is designed to help adults know, be and do all God desires for them. Life-stage focused leader and learner resources are based on a comprehensive scope addressing crucial areas of adult spiritual development: 1) Bible knowledge and understanding, including areas such as Bible books, doctrines, people, and classic passages; 2) godly values such as integrity, leadership, and community; and 3) living with purpose, including life needs and skills such as decision making, relationships, and spiritual disciplines.

Distinctives
  • Based on three year scope and sequence
  • Geared toward adults of all ages and all life stages


Access – Quarterly
This resource includes many features that illustrate God's love and introduces Bible concepts to adults who have mental disabilities. Through stories, photographs, biblical teaching pictures, and activities, this special curriculum will help learners apply biblical truths to daily life. This resource helps learners understand how God's presence can be seen in their lives and what it truly means to be a Christian.

Distinctives
  • Weekly Bible stories written at a simplified reading level
  • Teaching pictures to help with the presentation of the Bible story
  • Bible verse of the week
  • Real-life stories that students understand
  • Detailed teaching plans, suggestions, and study helps
  • Weekly ministry ideas for leaders
  • Large / small group activities
  • Options and ideas in the margin of the Learner Guide for quick reference
  • Leader Pack provides full-color posters and an enhanced CD to use along with the teaching activities suggested in the Leader Guide


Baptist Adults - Quarterly
Quarterly periodical for all adults in Discipleship Training includes learning and training experiences in a relaxed atmosphere without detailed preparation and lengthy sessions. Focus areas are: fruit of the Spirit, gifts of the Spirit, family issues and needs, Bible study, devotion, and prayer life, and servant hood and ministry.

Distinctives
  • User-friendly leadership helps included
  • Strong biblical and doctrinal emphasis in each issue
  • Dated sessions for each Sunday as well as bonus sessions for specific age-group needs
  • Written with a warm, concise, nonacademic style with real-life stories and illustrations


HomeLife Magazine – Quarterly
LifeWay's premier family magazine, HomeLife has been trusted by churches for more than 60 years. HomeLife helps families put Jesus at the core of their homes and build spiritual foundations that last for generations. The stories are about real people struggling with real life issues and opportunities. Unique and exciting activities, as well as fresh ideas for families, marriages, and personal development, make HomeLife a great resource for home use.

Living with Teenagers Magazine – Quarterly
Monthly magazine offers plenty of help and hope for parents of teens from a Christian perspective. Great resource for student ministry, too. Living with Teenagers can help you guide parents through these sometimes difficult parenting years.

Distinctives
  • Includes articles for parents based on student’s KNOWN Sunday School topics
  • Family discussion questions based on KNOWN article
  • Guidance to avoid common parenting mistakes
  • Unique insights into the inner world of teens
  • Practical tips for raising godly teens
  • Wise counsel form experts in the field


Mature Living Magazine – Quarterly
This award-winning, monthly magazine focuses on the personal and spiritual needs of senior adults to encourage growth, hope and fulfillment in Christian living. Popular features include "Grandparents" Brag Board, "Cracker Barrel", "Your Mind and Your Body" and "Money Matters".

ParentlLife Magazine – Quarterly
Offers help, information, and advice in all the areas parents are seeking godly guidance for their children: health, education, discipline, safety and spiritual development. Every monthly issue gives parents practical ideas, weekly family devotional ideas, and insights to help them meet responsibilities and celebrate the joys of parenting.

BabyLife Magazine – Quarterly
This special issue of ParentLife celebrates the first two years of a baby's life. Parents will find encouragement and biblical solutions to transform them into the parents God created them to be. They'll also find practical advice and information on their baby's development and care. A great resource for parent ministries and outreach and an excellent witnessing tool for Christian obstetricians, pediatricians, and faith-based hospitals.

Deacon Magazine – Quarterly
Practical magazine for deacons to learn more about their ministry roles in your church and community, from visitation to dealing with church conflict. Includes inspirational devotions for your deacons' meetings. Order this quarterly magazine for all your deacons and staff.

Journey Magazine – Quarterly
Journey magazine is a devotional magazine for women with wonderful feminine appeal. The daily devotional content will be deeper in substance but not overwhelming for women with jam-packed schedules. Journey's focus remains consistent - to help women develop a daily quiet time that allows them to pray, read God's Word, and listen for God to speak to them.

Distinctives
  • Conversations, a department that facilitates relationships and appear every other month
  • Frazzled Female, which includes excerpts from Cindi Wood's popular book
  • Going Beyond, written by Priscilla Shirer and appearing monthly
  • etc features practical tips, useful Websites, and more
  • Cafe Connection offers unique perspectives from different life stages and appears six times a year


Open Windows Magazine - Quarterly
For more than 70 years this dynamic, personal worship guide has provided believers a plan for a meaningful 10-minute or longer devotional time. Each quarterly issue features individual daily readings and selected Scripture passages. And because it leads readers to delve still deeper into their Bibles, it helps them spend more time with the Word. There's event a missionary prayer calendar to encourage daily prayer for Southern Baptist missionaries. Readers are making a difference in their lives and in the world through daily prayer and Bible study. So guide your members to see the light of God's presence - through Open Windows.

Stand Firm Magazine – Quarterly
This monthly devotional guide for men contains brief devotional readings, role-model interviews, reviews, and short feature articles that easily fit into every man's busy schedule. Each colorful issue offers daily encouragement to stand firm by cultivating the discipline of daily Bible reading and encouraging men to stay true to their commitments and responsibilities.

Let’s Worship Magazine – Quarterly
Let’s Worship is a worship-planning magazine for pastors and worship leaders that includes a CD-ROM full of sermons, music ideas, dramatic sketches, and more to equip your worship ministry.
Hear Know Do - Linear/Prescriptive

LifeWay takes time to understand how kids play and how they learn. And they know that you need resources you can trust to connect kids to God's Word - leading them toward knowing Christ and growing in relationship with Him. Learning occurs through ten prescriptive levels of biblical learning concepts that are taught in a very linear approach, providing the foundation for salvation and spiritual transformation. These foundational resources help kids hear God's Word, know God's Word and Do God's Word by learning to apply it to their lives.

Bible Teaching for Kids - Quarterly
Bible Teaching for Kids provides a balanced approach to central Bible concepts, essential Bible Skills and foundational Bible Stories focused on each age groups level of learning, from babies through preteens. You'll find it to be biblically sound, age appropriate an easy to use! Offers a broadly graded option with the flexibility to combine first through third, fourth through sixth, and even first through sixth grades in one class! Bible Teaching for Kids Special Buddies works great for self-contained special education classes or for individualized teaching for your special kids enrolled in your regular Sunday morning class.

Distinctives
  • Resources are built around the King James Version of the Bible. Both KJV and HCSB translations are provided in the memory verses
  • Utilizes LifeWay's Levels of Biblical Learning and Levels of Bible Skills as frameworks
  • Provides a three year scope and sequence
  • Includes all preschool foundational stories at least twice in the three-year scope and sequence
  • Includes a one-year chronological study (Genesis through Acts) for grades 1-6: the three-year scope and sequence gives kids the chance to study the Bible chronologically twice during the childhood years
  • Covers all the biblical concept areas each year
  • Meets the needs different learning styles through a variety of teaching methods
  • Enables kids to internalize Bible truths and apply them to life
  • Coordinates with Worship KidStyle


Worship Kidstyle - Quarterly
Provides a worship experience for older preschoolers and children that is age-appropriate and fun. Leads them into worship and presents the concept for the session through exciting activities and video. Three-year scope and sequence linked to Bible Teaching for kids Sunday School curriculum for older preschoolers and kindergartners and elementary school-age children (Grades 1-6).

Distinctives
  • Each edition contains reproducible leader guides and kid's worship guides
  • Leaders can choose from large-group and/or small groups
  • Can be used alongside your existing Bible Teaching for Kids resources to reinforce the Sunday Morning session


Bible Foundations- Quarterly
Contains everything you need to teach babies through kindergarten. Organized around Bible topics that help build strong foundations for faith. The flexible teaching plans are great for broadly graded or closely graded environments.

Distinctives
  • Can be used for Sunday School, ongoing discipleship training or special studies
  • Helps build strong foundations for faith
  • Emphasizes Bible Study, missions awareness, and discipleship
  • Can be used with narrow age groupings or combined age groups
  • Three year scope and sequence


More Magazine (1st & 2nd Graders) Quarterly
Adventure Magazine (3rd & 4th Graders) Quarterly
Bible Express Magazine (5th & 6th Graders) Quarterly
Wrap up your kids' Sunday morning experience with devotional magazines to keep them tuned in to God's Word all week long. They'll help kids connect with and reflect on the week's Sunday School lesson.
Know Own Known - Linear/discovery

Lifeway believes student ministry should be a strategic thing. And so they developed a strategy that impacts a student's entire spiritual life: KNOWING God, OWNING their Faith, and making their faith KNOWN. Spiritual development occurs as students know God through Lordship and disciplines, own their faith through character and discernment, and make their faith known through relationships and influence. This process is linear allowing for discover through experience.

KNOWN - Quarterly
Sunday School curriculum designed to provide a holistic approach to student spiritual development, helping students know Christ, own their faith, and make their faith known. Over the course of one year, students will study two different topics from each of the six areas of student spiritual development: lordship, disciplines, character, discernment, relationships, and influence.

Distinctives
  • Leader Guide includes two-page, easy to use basic teaching plans and a mid-week talk sheet for each session
  • Online you'll find free insights, teaching options, Midweek event, monthly parent meeting plan and podcasts for leaders, parents and students
  • Midweek event includes PowerPoint games, and worship ideas to help tie the Midweek to Sunday
  • Student guide is magazine format


Everything You Need to Know to be A Teenager (6th Graders)
This unique study makes that difficult preteen-to-teen transition just a little bit easier. It's an entire year's worth of Bible Study that helps sixth graders move from Bible Stories to life-changing Bible Studies. Each Resource Box features a six-segment DVD, CD-ROM, posters, one copy each of the Preteen Handbook and Leader Guide.

Distinctives
  • Developed especially for preteens
  • Helps preteens shape a biblical worldview through life application
  • Includes Baptist doctrine
  • Easy lesson preparation
  • Personal Bible study for leaders including commentary to encourage spiritual growth
  • Hints to help you each step of the way


Living with Teenagers- Quarterly Magazine
Monthly magazine offers plenty of help and hope for parents of teens from a Christian perspective. Great resource for student ministry, too. Living with Teenagers can help you guide parents through these sometimes difficult parenting years.

Distinctives
  • Includes articles for parents based on student's KNOWN Sunday School topics
  • Family discussion questions based on KNOWN article
  • Guidance to avoid common parenting mistakes
  • Unique insights into the inner world of teens
  • Practical tips for raising godly teens
  • Wise counsel form experts in the field


Life Focus - Quarterly
This all in one resource for grades 7 through 12 brings it all together - all the ages, all the right messages, and all the lessons and activities you need! Plan an effective, all age Bible study with options for older and younger students and still communicate lessons clearly.

Distinctives
  • Leader Guide with discussion - or activity-based teaching plans
  • Magazine format Learner Guide serves as the basis for in-class study and discussion during your weekly session
  • Leader Pack includes everything youth leaders need to support an effective weekly Bible study


EcMagazine - Quarterly
The newly redesigned ec helps students understand that faith isn't a one-time decision - their relationship with Christ should affect part of their lives: school, stress, acne, dating, and the things they say, and the clothes they wear: ec magazine is for a student's whole life, because that's what God is concerned with - everything. Magazine includes articles and information on teens' daily lices and spiritual concepts struggles, and truths.

Distinctives
  • Includes devotionals for every day of the month
  • Devotional supplement
  • Support Life Focus curriculum
Connect Grow Serve Go - Discovery/Balanced/Integrated

A majority of 20 and 30 somethings have decided church is optional, and that's simply not acceptable. The good news is, LifeWay also have learned from churches succeeding in young adult ministry how to solve the problem. So, LifeWay wants to offer your church tools to fix it - solutions to help you start and sustain small groups, Sunday School classes, and all manner of Bible Studies designed to introduce young adults to Jesus and to help them grow as Christians. Spiritual Growth occurs incrementally and concurrently as young adults interact with the 15 biblical concepts that impact their personal experiences and practical life situations. Learning should integrate connecting, growing, serving and going in balanced spiritual development. LifeWay can help you train and grow your young adult leaders. They have leadership books and events for that purpose. And if you need great events for your young adults, they have those as well.

Explore the Bible - Collegiate - Quarterly
An all-in-one quarterly Bible study resource for college students, Collegiate provides a refreshing combination of Bible study and feature articles centered on biblical truth and relevant issues. With biblical depth and practical advice for the realities of campus life, students will be challenged to study God's Word, make a difference in the world, and deepen their walk with Christ.

Distinctives
  • The unique magazine format is useful in church settings
  • Can be used as an outreach tool in a campus setting
  • Can be used in on-campus Bible Studies
  • Follows the Explore the Bible teaching cycle


LifeMatters - Quarterly
Bible Studies for Life curriculum is designed to help adults know, be and do all God desires for them. Life-stage focused leader and learner resources are based on a comprehensive scope addressing crucial areas of adult spiritual development: 1) Bible knowledge and understanding, including areas such as Bible books, doctrines, people, and classic passages; 2) godly values such as integrity, leadership, and community; and 3) living with purpose, including life needs and skills such as decision making, relationships, and spiritual disciplines.

Distinctives
  • Based on a three year scope and sequence
  • Geared for Young Adults